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“Dead Men’s Path” by Chinua Achebe is a piece of realistic and historical fiction that complements high school units involving multicultural literature and cultural conflict. With this worksheet composed of challenging, text-dependent questions, teachers will help students extend beyond general reading comprehension, support the development of close reading analysis skills, and save valuable time at home without sacrificing rigor in the classroom. An answer key is included. Materials are delivered in printable Word Document and PDF formats.

By completing this close reading activity, students will:

  • Identify what the text states both explicitly and implicitly
  • Determine the narrative’s dominant conflict
  • Analyze how complex characters interact and develop
  • Explore character motivations
  • Apply knowledge of literary devices including foreshadowing and situational irony
  • Determine the function of a particular passage
  • Make an inference about the author’s point of view
  • Articulate the intended effect of the author’s diction in context
  • Cite textual evidence in support of claims
  • Write with clarity, accuracy, and precision